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Yule Surname Origin
1) (Origin Saxon) Christmas, borrowed from this festival, or the time of nativity. From a personal nickname for someone born on this day. 2) (Origin Greek) a wood, a forest.
Surname Variations: Yell, Yoel, Yoell, Youell, Youhill, Yol, Yole, Youle, Youll, Yul, Yuel, Yuille, Yule, Yuile, Yuill, Yulle
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Yule Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Yule family history than the origin of your surname:
A Yule Family History Thought:
'In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum. An emptiness. And the most disquieting loneliness.' --Alex Haley